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P ? NP?
From Schneier on Security

P ? NP?

There's a new paper circulating that claims to prove that P ? NP. The paper has not been refereed, and I haven't seen any independent verifications or refutations...

I-Room Virtual Space for Interaction
From The Eponymous Pickle

I-Room Virtual Space for Interaction

In the current IEEE Computer Intelligence Systems. An overview of a collaborative space to support sensory decisions. Quite interesting because it includes thein...

Why I Never Learned Scientific Experimentation in High School
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Why I Never Learned Scientific Experimentation in High School

Every lab report was the same. We started off by copying down the hypothesis written in the text book or lab assignment, listed the equipment used, wrote out the...

? Free UK Tracks
From Wild WebMink

? Free UK Tracks

Here are links to three of the free tracks I’ve found on Amazon UK over the last week (you have to be in the UK to download these). The best is probably the dark...

From Computational Complexity

That P ne NP proof- whats up with that?

Let me be he last on the block to tell you that an alleged proof of P ≠ NP is out there. NOT posting on it would be absurd; however, I cannot do any better than...

Eyeballs Out
From The Eponymous Pickle

Eyeballs Out

I just read the preprint of colleague Donna Sturgess' new book: Eyeballs Out: How To Step Into Another World, Discover New Ideas, and Make Your Business Thrive....

Branded Storytelling Online
From The Eponymous Pickle

Branded Storytelling Online

Storytelling should work. yes, but it does depend on the story. AdAge presents a number of case studies that worked, and others that did not. An instrutive set...

Saffron Technologies Overview
From The Eponymous Pickle

Saffron Technologies Overview

A good explanatory post on associative memory vendor Saffron Technology ... which I have followed for some time. Will continue to track this impressive effort.

How to get everyone talking about your research!
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

How to get everyone talking about your research!

Deolalikar claims to have solved the famous P versus NP problem.

Ant Warfare
From Schneier on Security

Ant Warfare

Interesting: According to Moffett, we might actually learn a thing or two from how ants wage war. For one, ant armies operate with precise organization despite...

links for 2010-08-09
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-08-09

Copyright assignment – Once bitten, twice shy Excellent and thorough article about copyright assignment. If you are involved in the current, Canonical-sponsored...

Interesting Links 9 August 2010
From Computer Science Teacher Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 9 August 2010

What a week. My son was married a week ago. I picked him and his bride up from their honeymoon last night. In between I took a trip to Texas for a Microsoft conference...

Teaching Style Does Matter
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Teaching Style Does Matter

I recently read a really interesting article on interactive teaching in computer science by . The article, appearing in ACM Inroads (Vol. 1. No. 2) was interesting...

Can you Bulletize that?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Can you Bulletize that?

This is fairly old, but I was reminded of it by a colleague: Some Problems in the world are not Bullet-izable. And Tufte's classic comments on the subject.

Papers to Teach This Year
From My Biased Coin

Papers to Teach This Year

This fall I'm again teaching my "introductory" graduate class loosely centered on the themes of big data and communications/networks, Algorithms at the End of the...

RFID Reads from a Distance
From The Eponymous Pickle

RFID Reads from a Distance

Storefrontbacktalk reports about a passive RFID tag read from a distance of 217 feet, presented at the recent DEFCON conference. The comments debate if it was...

Micro Drones at Google
From The Eponymous Pickle

Micro Drones at Google

Google ordering micro drones. For filling in the details on streetview? Don't swat that fly, could be Google getting data.

Furniture Mass Customization
From The Eponymous Pickle

Furniture Mass Customization

I have just been looking at at some examples of mass customization. Most appear to be in the clothing area. Here is another, a startup in the mass customization...

Talking Washers and Dryers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Talking Washers and Dryers

In BWeek, More on work by Kenmore having appliances report their maintenance issues remotely. We experimented with a number of these appliances in the innovation...

Procter and Safe Drinking Water
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter and Safe Drinking Water

Have followed P&G's safe drinking water for children effort in this blog for some time. Now they are rolling out a new effort featuring female bloggers.
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